The Nine and Thirty Kingdoms
RPG plans, designs and ideas
Monday, May 17, 2021
How Much Should We Worry About Ability Scores?
I know I'm already working on two other multi-post topics here, but I thought I'd take a break and draw attention to What's the...
Friday, May 14, 2021
Iconic Magic-Using Archetypes
Because of a comment JB made on the previous post , I created a companion chart. These are magical archetypes rather than classes. They ar...
Thursday, May 13, 2021
The Iconic Magic-Using Classes
I’m still occasionally working – well, half-working – on ways of making the magician (magic-using class) easy to modify on the fly. The way ...
Monday, May 10, 2021
Mystical States: The Ethereal Realm
Continuing the re-thinking cosmology discussion about multiple mystical states of matter that create the illusion of multiple planes of exi...
Thursday, May 6, 2021
Mystical States: The Physical Realm
In my re-thinking cosmology post a couple weeks ago, I revisited my default “one-plane” cosmology. Short Summary: The “other planes of e...
Monday, May 3, 2021
Climb, Jump and Swim
There’s been a discussion on the OD&D forums for around two weeks about climbing, jumping, and swimming. Everyone’s got their own way of...
Monday, April 26, 2021
Because I’ve been bingeing fantasy lately, I started thinking again about some of my cosmology ideas. My general approach for a while now ha...
Monday, April 12, 2021
Monsters in Large Numbers
Delta asked on the OD&D Forums What dice do you use to roll large numbers of creatures? Which got me thinking about some things... For ...
Monday, March 15, 2021
Re-Vamped Spells: Invisibility
Another spell altered to fit in better with ideas about conceptual magic: invisibility. Invisibility Causes light to pass through the spe...
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